BHAAAS International Symposium on Sustainable Urban Development 2024

Deadline for Submission of full papers extended until February 29, 2024 (until 00:00).


Call for papers

Following a successful symposium and a rich programme at the 14th Days of BHAAAS in Tuzla, supported by the Federal Ministry of Spatial Planning in BiH, the Regional Cooperation Council for South East Europe, the Association of Landscape Architects in BiH, the Green Design Foundation and other partners, we are pleased to inform you that the proceedings from the International Symposium on Sustainable Urban Development 2023 are published by Springer in the 2nd volume of the Interdisciplinary Advances in Sustainable Development.

It is our great pleasure to announce that BHAAAS is returning to the capital for the 15th Days of BHAAAS which will take place on June 20th-23rd, 2024 in Sarajevo.

We extend a warm invite to all professionals, academics, industry leaders, researchers and students to participate in the International Symposium on Sustainable Urban Development 2024 as part of the annual event.

This symposium will serve as a platform to explore the latest insights, research, and interdisciplinary advances in sustainable development. The event offers a wonderful opportunity for participants to strengthen existing professional partnerships, forge new connections, and engage in the exchange of innovative ideas. Open to a diverse group of stakeholders, including academia, industry, policy-makers, and civic society, the event is geared towards fostering discussions among international and local government representatives, experts, and the wider public on key issues related to sustainable urban development and its socio-economic dynamics.
As in previous years, all accepted peer-reviewed research papers will be featured in our forthcoming volume of the proceedings published by Springer.

We welcome you to present your discoveries and contribute to the wealth of knowledge at this symposium.

Research topics include but are not limited to:

Climate Action | Disaster Management and Risk Reduction | Resilient Cities | Sustainable Urban Planning and Governance | Sustainable Architecture | Heritage and Sustainability | Energy Efficiency | Sustainable Building Design | Net Zero Energy Buildings | Renewable Energy | Green Technology and Innovations | Green Design Principles | Sustainable Building Materials|Social Inclusion and Reduction of Urban Inequality | Healthy and Inclusive Urban Environments | Nature-based Solutions | Building Renovation, Retrofitting, and Reuse | Urban Transformations | Urban Metabolism | Urban Mobility | The 15-minute City | Smart City |Transit-Oriented Development | Integrated Urban Solutions | Placemaking | Public Space Design | Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) | Cost–Benefit Analysis | Building Lifecycle Modeling | Heritage Preservation and Conservation | Photogrammetry, Laser Scans, RPAS (Remotely Piloted Aerial Systems) | Artificial Intelligence and Emerging Technologies in Urban Development | Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Heritage Building Information Modeling (HBIM) | Localizing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) | Urban Economy | Economic Diversity | Environmental and Social Management Systems | ESG – Environmental and Social Governance | Sustainable Consumers | Sustainable Communities | Economic Resilience | Sustainable Finance | Circular Economy, and more

Conference Proceedings: Accepted and presented papers at the symposium will be published in Springer’s Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems (LNNS) series, and they will be indexed in reputable databases, including SCOPUS, INSPEC, WTI Frankfurt eG, zbMATH, SCImago, Google Scholar, and Springerlink.

Symposium Chairs: 
Tijana Tufek-Memišević, Candarc LLC, BHAAAS,
Maja Arslanagić-Kalajdžić, University of Sarajevo, BHAAAS,
Naida Ademović, University of Sarajevo, BHAAAS

Conference Proceedings: Papers that are accepted and presented during the symposium will be published in the Springer’s LNNS series and will be indexed in SCOPUS, INSPEC, WTI Frankfurt eG, zbMATH, SCImagoGoogle Scholar, Springerlink.

Peer review: Submitted papers must be original, unpublished, and not currently under review by any other journals or conferences. The review will be a double-blind process.

Paper formatting and submission: Full Papers must be formatted according to the Springer template. Please follow the instructions available at


Submission of full papers

Deadline for Submission – February 29th, 2024

For further information please contact the Organizing Committee at

Paper formatting and submission: Full Papers must be formatted according to the Springer template. Please follow the instructions available at (See box: Important downloads for authors).





Springer’s OCS online platform for our symposium is now open for submissions!

Please submit your full papers through this LINK (click on the „Submit Now” green box).

Authors need to create a profile account and upload their research paper directly to the platform.


Previous publication: Proceedings of the International Conference on Sustainable Development – ICSD 2022, held as part of the 13th Days of BHAAAS in BiH are published by Springer in the:

Previous publication: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Sustainable urban Development 2023, held as part of the 14th Days of BHAAAS in BiH are published by Springer in the:


September, 2023 Call for papers
February 29, 2024 Submission of full papers
March 10, 2024 Reviewer reports sent to authors
March 31, 2024 Corrected full paper upload
April 10, 2024 Reviewer reports and final decision on paper acceptance sent to authors
April 25, 2024 Final paper submission/camera ready with all necessary documents
TBA, 2024 Conference program finalized
June 1, 2024 Deadline for registration and payment of the registration fee
June 20-23, 2024 Presentation of papers at the conference
TBA, 2024 Submission of papers to Springer

BHAAAS will facilitate an online presentation option for authors from outside Bosnia-Herzegovina who cannot physically attend the symposium. 

For any questions regarding the Sustainabile Development, please email